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Plan your Outdoor Living Space

Plan Your Outdoor Living Space Colorado is a perfect place to plan your outdoor living space. The weather is very mild, we are outdoorsy kind of people and there is no need be cooped up inside. You can extend your livable portion of your property by creating rooms in...

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Unique gifts for your Valentine

Valentines day is around the corner. Here are some beautiful and different ideas to bring home to your love one. Tulips in a vase is beautiful and long lasting because you can transfer them to your yard after words. She will remember this day for years to come....

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Late Bloomers

Late Bloomers Fall is coming and even though it is late in the season for plants, it is a wonderful time to refresh the garden by bringing in autumn colors to your landscape. Fall is a wonderful time for flowering plants, and the most important time of the year for...

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Maiden Grasses

Everyone in Colorado Springs loves grasses for their beauty and easy care. They are also very versatile. You can use grasses for borders, vertical accents, a spiky soft green mass planting, or to add to containers. Some other benefits of tall grasses are cold hardy...

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Bulbs to Plant in the Spring – Tulips 2017

Tulips are the spring flower. I love them truly but I favor the tulips that have character where flowers nontraditional. The pedals are out of the ordinary shapes, patterns and textures or variegated leaves. I just smile and feel excited about spring and the warm...

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2016 Garden Shows

Garden Shows 2016 Garden shows across America are working steady for the spring 2016 Expo’s. I know we are in the dead of winter, but I am excited to share some of the garden shows I have researched. This year I think I am going to try visit two of them, besides...

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How to attract wild life in the winter

Most homeowners enjoy attracting birds to their garden though out the year but the winter is when the need the most help, and since they spend nearly all of their time and energy seeking food, shelter and water. Planning  your yard can become a prime spot for birds....

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Gardenia

Gardenia Now this is one of my favorites. They are so fragrant. They are an evergreen plant but an annual here in Colorado. If you decide to purchase one then it is a summer investment only. I think they are well worth it, although they can... be pricey.  I plant them...

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Rain Harvesting

Rain water harvesting comes in all different shapes and sizes, from something as simple as a barrel under a downspout to large above or underground cisterns with complex filtration systems. There are harvesting advantages such as Makes use of natural resource and...

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